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2 Misano Circuit San Marino 2012 MotoGP
9 Brno Czech Republic 2012 MotoGP
5 Indianapolis 2012 MotoGP
12 Laguna Seca United States 2012 MotoGP
21 Mugello Italy 2012 MotoGP
18 Mugello Italy 2012 MotoGP
25 Catalunya 2012 MotoGP
4 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
14 Misano Circuit San Marino 2011 MotoGP
25 Indianapolis 2011 MotoGP
25 Brno Czech Republic 2011 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2011 MotoGP
42 Laguna Seca United States 2011 MotoGP
7 Assen Netherlands 2011 MotoGP
6 Phillip Island Australia 2010 MotoGP
6 Catalunya 2010 MotoGP
11 Assen Netherlands 2010 MotoGP
11 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
22 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
32 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
24 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2009 MotoGP
22 Brno Czech Republic 2009 MotoGP
4 Donington Park Great Britain 2009 MotoGP
21 Jerez Spain 2009 MotoGP
 

Saturday Summary at Indy: Marquez's Return, Lorenzo's Standstill, Rossi's Qualifying, & Moto3 Money Troubles

Saturday Summary at Indy: Marquez's Return, Lorenzo's Standstill, Rossi's Qualifying, & Moto3 Money Troubles

After practice on Friday, it looked like the MotoGP race at Indianapolis was going to be a knock-down, drag-out battle between Marc Márquez and Jorge Lorenzo, both men very evenly matched. A day later, and it looks like the battle could be much bigger than that, with Dani Pedrosa and Valentino...

Published on August 9 2015, 17:41
Source: www.asphaltandrubber.com
 

The key to success in motorcycle racing is about controlling as many variables as you can. There are two variables which riders and teams cannot control, and which they fear for that very reason: the weather and crashes. The weather spared both MotoGP and Moto2 at Brno on Saturday, but played... 

The press room is usually a pit of cynicism. Races and laps which have the fans on their feet are met with polite applause at best, mild disinterest at worst. But not today. After Marc Márquez had parked his ailing Repsol Honda against pit wall, vaulted over the wall and sprinted back to his... 

Those who fear a Marquez whitewash at the Circuit of the Americas could draw some comfort from the raw numbers on the timesheets as Saturday progressed. Marquez's gap from Friday was cut dramatically, first to under a second in FP3, then to a third of a second in FP4, before being slashed to... 

Cal Crutchlow called it right on Friday. "We know the Hondas take a little bit longer to set up, but when they come out Saturday morning, they normally take a second off." It was more like half a second on Saturday morning, but by the afternoon, Dani Pedrosa took nearly 1.6 seconds off his best... 

After he missed out on pole at Barcelona, and then again at Assen, people were starting to wonder if cracks were starting to appear in Marc Marquez's hegemony in MotoGP. His performance in qualifying may have faltered, but his reign remained intact when it counted, winning the first eight races... 

Things look a little different as the MotoGP paddock arrives at the spectacular Motorland Aragon circuit. After two defeats in the last three races, Marc Marquez is looking almost vulnerable. At Brno, Marquez and his team never found the right set up, and the 21-year-old Spanish prodigy finished... 

Two races and three qualifying sessions in, and all three classes in MotoGP are providing an object lesson in the importance of consistency. Marc Marquez has taken pole for all three MotoGP races, Tito Rabat has done the same in Moto2, and Jack Miller has been on pole for two out of three Moto3...